The Canadian Taxpayers Federation claims it's dedicated to "lower taxes, less waste and accountable government." So why does that sense of dedication seem to lapse any time it's a conservative government wasting taxpayer dollars?
Environmental advocates caution that the Greenbelt, a vast protected region containing crucial natural areas and farmland, is still not fully safeguarded from the provincial government's construction plans.
Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is expected today to stop a study of the Rouge National Urban Park that was launched after Ontario Premier Doug Ford opened nearby protected lands to development.
Doug Ford continues to plow ahead with his Greenbelt giveaway. Steven Guilbeault can stop it dead in its tracks. Why we might be headed for a major showdown between Ottawa and Ontario — one the Trudeau Liberals can actually win.
While no one explicitly told developers that Ontario planned to open up the protected Greenbelt for housing last year, the government telegraphed that message to builders through actions – and silence, the province's integrity commissioner found.